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41.56°S 147.22°E 144m AMSL

Launceston Airport Forecast

This morning 6°C
Today 16°C
showers_increasing

Now

5.2°C steady
Updated at 02:40 EDT

Central North for Monday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds SE 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

Currently at Launceston Airport

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Temperature 5.2°C steady
Dew Point 3.5°C falling
Feels Like 0.9°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
NNW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1009.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:35 EDT

Nearby Now

Cressy 7.5°C
Launceston 8.9°C
Scottsdale 7.4°C
Fingal 6.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Launceston Airport

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
7°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
14°C

Central North Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sun 14:36 EDT
Final Flood Watch For Eastern Coastal And South East Catchments

Tas - Sun 10:55 EDT
Minor Flood Warning For The Macquarie River

Tas - Sun 09:58 EDT
Minor Flood Warning For The South Esk River

Tas - Sun 09:29 EDT
Minor Flood Warning For The Meander River

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Launceston Airport 7-day Weather Forecast

Launceston Airport Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:50 EDT
sunrise
06:18 EDT
sunset
19:35 EDT
last light
20:04 EDT
moon
set
Mon 05:30 EDT
rise
Mon 17:05 EDT
moon
Thu
Oct 21
moon
Fri
Oct 29
moon
Fri
Nov 5
moon
Thu
Nov 11

Launceston Airport Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Oct 17
1.8°C 18.3°C 0.2mm
Sat
Oct 16
7.7°C 17.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Oct 15
11.6°C 17.0°C 11.4mm
Thu
Oct 14
10.0°C 14.1°C 0.2mm
Wed
Oct 13
5.9°C 16.4°C 0mm

Launceston Airport Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
516.9mm
118.0 Day(s)
Total For 2021
496.4mm
121 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2020
665.4mm
125 Day(s)
Wettest Day
21.4mm
May 26
Lowest Temperature
-3.3°C
May 30
Highest Temperature
31.6°C
Jan 25

Launceston Airport Almanac

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October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
1.1°C
11th
Lowest On Record
-2.7°C
28th 2018
Average This Month
6.8°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
5.4°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.5°C
1st
Highest On Record
27.4°C
18th 2017
Average This Month
16.9°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
17.7°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
20.2mm
7th
Total This Month
47.2mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
40.5mm
11.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
87.0mm
2020
Driest On Record
1.0mm
2015
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Weather News

Nature's fireworks light up the skies of the Top End

12:14 EDT

Storms sparked to life over parts of the Top End and Tiwi Islands on Saturday afternoon with some lingering late into the evening.   Storms initially flared up over far eastern parts of the Arnhem district but it was not long before western and central parts, along with the Tiwi Islands, saw storms as well.   Image: Radar imagery showing showers and storms over the Top End.

Coffee and cakes baked with love, as Armidale community recovers after tornado

23:56 EDT

Northern Tableland locals have filled the hearts and bellies of work crews and residents affected by a tornado that swept through Armidale.  Thursday evening's tornado was one of several weather fronts that travelled across the state, bringing with them severe winds, rain and hail.  The area went more than 24 hours without electricity or treated water before power was returned to the community at about 10.30pm on Friday.

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